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Work smarter from working remotely

Work smarter from working remotely

With the COVID-19 situation not getting better any time soon, companies are now mandating that employees forgo coming to the office and instead work from home. It is a strange feeling for some despite being in a familiar location since they would have been accustomed to the office setting. Of course, this type of work style is something that creatives have experience with, some even do it on a full-time basis. But alas, this coronavirus is simply not helping with securing gigs during this current climate. That means fewer jobs, a big problem for freelancers. If COVID-19 is hindering your…
What your company photo says about your team

What your company photo says about your team

“A picture tells a thousand words”, as they say. In that regard, a company photo tells a million. Everything about the photo can tell a story of how your company operates; from obvious things like your team’s personalities (by their poses) to more subtle ones like their decision-making processes (by the chosen location). So, what does your company photo say about your team — or rather, what do you want your company photo to say about your team? If you’ve always dreaded organising a company photo, we have a couple of tips for you on taking corporate photos that will…
The Heck Is: Chingay?

The Heck Is: Chingay?

Chingay. A name that pops up during the early periods of the new year, before quietly dissipating away from the public’s collective consciousness until the next year — It’s a cycle that many Singaporeans go through.  We may know Chingay, but do we actually know Chingay? Many will say that it is a parade. Yes, of course it is, that much is obvious. But what is it actually meant to be? This is something that I suspect many Singaporean may struggle to come up with an answer. Admittedly, I am someone who has not seen nor cared about it in…
Which language editor is the best for you?

Which language editor is the best for you?

Writing is not easy. Often you may think a sentence looks fine only to find spelling and grammar errors when it is too late.  Here are some online writing tools to use to upgrade your next writing project; whether it be a school report or a personal story project. Grammarly If you haven’t used it, you’ve definitely at least seen it.  Grammarly is a digital writing tool that you can install as a browser extension or use to write your draft on their website. The browser extension essentially acts as an upgraded spell-checker tool, not just immediately highlighting any wrong…
How-To Start 2020 with the right insights and networks as a Creative or Digital Marketer with #DMWF 2020!

How-To Start 2020 with the right insights and networks as a Creative or Digital Marketer with #DMWF 2020!

“You have to network if you want to get ahead”, is probably one of the most overly recited quotes by anyone who administers career advice. But who cares about networking, right? If our team has learned anything, sometimes it’s not “what you know”, but “who you know” that gets you ahead of the pack. You’ll benefit from reaching out to people and building a network of contacts – that will become indispensable as you progress, no matter where you work. Even more so, if you’re a Creative Professional or a New Media Digital Marketer, where you can also level up…
Indomi(e)table Indomie: How to Zhng Up Your Noodles

Indomi(e)table Indomie: How to Zhng Up Your Noodles

I’ve always maintained that nothing quite says innovation like Indomie. This humble food has served as both the satisfier of cravings, to midnight umami paradise. It’s globally renowned, the muse of countless YouTube vlogs, your late night post-party buddy, and even a currency. Somewhere, somehow, I’d wager that Indomie has been there for all of us. Forget the #basic sunny side up egg combination – that has no place in the cookbooks of the adventurous. Rather, here are some wacky – if not visionary – recipes to get you started on the ultimate Indomie experience. #1: Indomie with sautéed mushrooms,…
The long weekends of SG 2020: Plan your next mini-holiday

The long weekends of SG 2020: Plan your next mini-holiday

Working in Singapore can be a draining process. Luckily for us, Singapore also has one of the highest amounts of public holidays in the world, meaning just a few extra days without work to handle. For 2020 in particular, most of the eleven gazetted public holidays are situated on rather convenient days of the week. Take a look at our guide so that you can make the most out of these holidays and plan your next mini-vacation without sacrificing much of your leave: Chinese New Year Chinese New Year for 2020 falls on 25 January, a Saturday. This would mean…
Going cashless in Singapore: What to use and when

Going cashless in Singapore: What to use and when

Singapore is taking cues from China; a country where cashless now is deeply ingrained into society. As part of the government’s Smart Nation initiative, more establishments are making the move to cashless. In the case of public transport, cash top-up will no longer be an option at ticketing machines by 2020. Cashless is an inevitability, however, there’s still confusion over what cashless systems we have in Singapore and when to use them due to the variety of options available. This guide is here to help illustrate every system we have now and what situations to use them. NETS  The OG…
Lenovo gaming laptop slate: Which should you get?

Lenovo gaming laptop slate: Which should you get?

Choosing a laptop for its gaming performance might be a difficult task for people. So to see that Lenovo has its slate of laptops available that can satisfy the gamer in you is pleasing. The problem is, how do you choose between them?  We take a look at the differences between Lenovo’s four gaming-centric laptops; the Legion Y740, Legion Y7000 SE, Legion Y540 and the IdeaPad L340 Gaming, and see which device is a better fit for you. Legion Y740 The first of the Lenovo gaming laptops is the Legion Y740, who is the big boy of the group, equipped…
3 Activities to Experience at Uncle Ringo Presents The Great Circus of Europe

3 Activities to Experience at Uncle Ringo Presents The Great Circus of Europe

Remember Uncle Ringo? Does that name conjure up a sense of nostalgia within you? The famous carnival organiser continues to have a presence in our neighbourhoods ever since its inception in 1984, and now they are back again, this time right in the heart of the city with Uncle Ringo Presents The Great Circus of Europe. Uncle Ringo Presents The Great Circus of Europe is part of the Marina Bay Singapore Countdown 2020 celebrations, and ups the ante by bolstering their line-up in what is possibly their one of their largest events they have hosted. Here are 3 activities which…
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